The Feasibility of Physical Activity in Advanced Cancer Patients
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Physical activity has been shown to have a positive effect on several quality of life outcomes in cancer patients, but few existing studies have focused on the end stages of cancer. The aim of this pilot study is to test the feasibility of a physical activity intervention in advanced cancer patients, from which data can be used to design a randomized controlled trial if results are encouraging.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Advanced Cancer Patients
18 years of age or older
able to understand, provide written consent in and speak English
cognitive ability to participate
clinician-estimated life expectancy between 3 and 12 months
approval of treating physician
any absolute contraindications to physical activity